Real Brides

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“Make sure you take a few moments, just the two of you, to soak it all in.” “Don’t sweat the small stuff – if at the end of the day you get married, everything went perfectly.” “Bring a comfortable pair of shoes to dance in.” “Make sure you eat something!” When you’re a bride-to-be, there […]

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How on Earth do you recap the best day of your entire life? I write about weddings nearly every day, but when it came time to sit down and capture my own I truly had no idea where to begin. How do you put in to words something that is so personal, and almost indescribable? […]

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We are SO excited to share today’s wedding! We shared David and Marcella’s engagement shoot last November and it was one of our favorite posts of 2015. Today we are lucky to share their beautiful wedding. David and Marcella are the perfect example of a young, classy & beautiful couple. David and Marcella met on Halloween night […]

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It’s been just about 6 weeks since our wedding day. Strangely, it feels like it’s been both a lifetime and a handful of seconds since we said “I do.” During our honeymoon and these past few weeks, Brandon and I have had many conversations about our values and goals for our marriage and it’s been […]

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Hey ya’ll! It’s been three weeks since our wedding and we are still totally spinning from all the love, laughter and dancing. Our wedding day was truly the best day of our lives. I couldn’t have pictured anything better. BUT since wedding photos take a bit of time to get, we will save that story […]

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Long gone are the days of simple gold wedding bands and being pigeonholed to a band that “goes” with your engagement ring. Today’s bride wants a ring that reflects who she is and her personal style. In fact, many brides (including myself) are opting for options rather than just an expected e-ring and coordinating band […]

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In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, we’re sharing #APBride and Brand Manager Ashley’s most amazing, tropical bridal shower!! To celebrate her impending nuptials in Cancun, Mexico, her bridesmaids and mother hosted this gorgeous bridal brunch at MXDC in Washington, DC. Check out all of the details below – shot by our #PrettyPerfectPartner Erika Layne! See […]

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If you are a bride like me, or know a bride, then you know the last couple of months leading up to the wedding start to get hectic. You are finalizing vendor orders, getting invoices paid off, buying your accessories and last minute items for the wedding, planning your bridal shower….wait, what? Planning your bridal […]